CARE International / CRP11 / Goats / ILRI / Innovation systems / Markets / Mozambique / Small Ruminants / Southern Africa / Value chains

‘We can do it on our own now’ – The imGoats Inhassoro innovation platform holds its ninth meeting

On 13 June 2013, the imGoats Inhassoro innovation platform held its ninth meeting at Vulanjane, Inhassoro, Mozambique. It was the last meeting with project support. In total 16 people participated. The meeting was facilitated by the innovation platform president Joao. It was a very good and promising meeting, in which potential goat sales and the future … Continue reading

CARE International / CRP11 / Goats / ILRI / Innovation systems / Markets / Mozambique / Small Ruminants / Southern Africa / Value chains

The imGoats Inhassoro innovation platform holds its eighth meeting

On 7 March 2013, the imGoats Inhassoro innovation platform held its eighth meeting at Chitsotso, Inhassoro, Mozambique. It was the third innovation platform meeting where participants came by their own transport.  Twenty-seven participants took part in the meeting including producers, community leaders, paraveterinarians, extension officers and researchers. The meeting was held at the goat farm … Continue reading

CARE International / CRP11 / ILRI / Markets / Mozambique / Small Ruminants / Southern Africa

The imGoats Mozambique national steering committee holds its third meeting

Members of the imGoats Mozambique national steering committee gathered in Vilanculos, Mozambique on 26-28 August 2012 for their third meeting. In attendance were representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture at central and provincial levels, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), CARE Mozambique and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). The representative from the United … Continue reading

BAIF / ILRI / India / Markets / South Asia / Value chains

Goat husbandry a source of livelihoods for weaker sections of society

As the imGoats project enters its final six months, the whole team gathered in Udaipur, India from 2-6 July 2012 to participate in a Learning and Reflection Workshop on the activities completed so far and the work still remaining. On day one of this week’s workshop, BAIF trustee and principal adviser, NG Hegde took time out to answer … Continue reading

Africa / CARE International / ILRI / Innovation systems / Markets / Mozambique / Southern Africa / Value chains

The imGoats Inhassoro innovation platform holds its fifth meeting

On 10 May 2012, the imGoats Inhassoro innovation platform held its fifth meeting at Vuca Interior, Mozambique. About 40 participants took part in the meeting, representing producers, community leaders, paraveterinarians, extension officers, researchers, and meat buyers and sellers. The meeting covered a range of topics, starting with a presentation of the baseline results and related … Continue reading

Africa / CARE International / ILRI / Innovation systems / Markets / Mozambique / Southern Africa / Value chains

The imGoats Inhassoro innovation platform holds its fourth meeting

On 15 March 2012, the imGoats Inhassoro innovation platform (IP) held its fourth meeting at Manusse, Mozambique. About 40 participants took part in the meeting, representing producers, community leaders, paraveterinarians, extension officers, researchers, and meat buyers and sellers. The meeting covered a range of topics, starting with a discussion on information flow from the IP … Continue reading